Wrong Trousers Day by Wallace & Gromit

Friday 24th June 2011 is Wrong Trousers Day. A UK event designed to help the Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation, a national charity for children’s health. This foundation raises money for sick children in hospitals and hospices throughout the UK and since 2003 they have helped approximately 58 children’s hospitals and hospices. The foundation are asking everyone to

don their wackiest trousers to raise vital funds for sick kids in children’s hospitals and hospices throughout the UK. To take part simply register for a free fund-raising pack now and invite your friends, family, classmates and colleagues to join you! Everyone that takes part is asked to donate £1 and send it off to the foundation where you can post pictures of you and your friends wearing your wrong trousers on the day.

It is easy to organise a Wrong Trousers Day. You can go to school or work in them or even have a party, BBQ or coffee morning with friends. What could be easier than popping on a pair of wrong trousers for one day? Maybe you’re getting together with a group of friends in a bar or in a restaurant? All you have to do is pass the collection box around to help raise vital funds for sick kids in children’s hospitals and hospices across the UK.

And making sure the foundation gets the money is even easier. Just pick one of the following ways:

·   Send a cheque payable to Wrong Trousers’ Day to:  Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation, PO BOX 2186, Bristol, BS99 7NT

·    Pay the money in online at: Justgiving.com/wallaceandgromitfoundation and then email us at   info@wrongtrousersday.org with your JustGiving reference number along with the name we  should put on the certificate.

·    Pay the money you collect into any branch of Lloyds TSB using the paying in slip enclosed in your fund-raising pack

·    Pay the money you collect into any branch of Lloyds TSB with the following details:

Name: Wallace & Gromit’s Children’s Foundation
Branch: Bath
Sort Code: 30 – 90 – 54
Account: 4409464

frank - courtesy wallaceandgromitfoundation.org

If you do decide to wear the wrong trousers on Friday 24th you’ll be in good company as Wallace & Gromit have many celebrity friends who are joining them to raise money including Richard & Judy, Jono, Frank Skinner and David Baddiel, Ali Bastian, Sally Gunnel and Westlife to name a few. So choose your wackiest trousers and wear them with pride to help support sick children all over the UK.

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